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PBS
Oct 11, 2012 4:00pm PDT
be educated. striking a chord in afghanistan where women have seen their prospects change dramatically in recent years. more than 3 million girls now get some education, that is a big rise from when they weren't allowed to go to school at all. many fear that trend could reverse itself after withdrawal of foreign troops. >> an old seen in a changing afghanistan. it is the time of the potato harvest. the children are working in the field that they have done -- as they have done for centuries. families depend on their labour. while the 10-year-old helps out with the farming, she also goes to school. making the long walk every day. >> i am in the second class. we did not have school before. i am really happy i am going to school. >> today is a lesson in the local language. in one fifth of afghan women can read or write, but that is a big improvement from a decade ago. the schools in remote areas are helping. there is a big turnout for the launch of this government school. 3 million afghan girls are getting some education. it still leaves 2 million that have never been the class. but attitu
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 10:00am PDT
-partisan organization that works to educate voters and register voters. tell them what the up coming election is all about. we do a lot of programs that educate them on the ballot measures and bring the candidates to the forefront so they have a chance to understand. >> why do think it's so important for people to register to vote. i don't ever vote. that is not the answer? >> that is not the answer. it's so important because every vote does matter in the sense it builds and builds. we have a consensus. it really makes a difference. >> cheryl: why do you think people don't? >> they change their address. they change their name. it takes more time to re-register. theye lose it everything they ae doing. with this online registration, it has made it a lot easier. >> cheryl: have you seen a big increase. >> in of the first few weeks, 220,000 new people in the state. in just in san francisco, 10,000 people have registered to vote in the first two weeks of the online registration opening up. >> cheryl: so they are getting the word out? >> it's fabulous. >> who is eligible to vote? >> any u.s. citizen, cali
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 2:00pm EDT
either because they are frustrated or because they want to get more training or education. some people are finding jobs. economists have looked at different calculations of which is the better factor -- the bigger factor, or people dropping out or getting more education and training and my understanding is that there are equal roles being played by each for spirit -- each force. but there are definitely some dropping out. some of that is the baby boom generation starting to retire. it may not be a "dropping out," but people choosing to retire and leave their jobs. some older people may have lost their jobs and cannot find new ones and are taking early social security benefits. there is some of that. host: mr. r doane, the labor force participation -- mr. nardone, a labor force position rick, please explain this. guest: the take the people who are employed in those who are unemployed and combine them and you get what is called the labour force. divide that by the population in at 16 and over and you're of the force participation rate. is the proportion of the population that is either e
CW
Oct 13, 2012 10:00pm PDT
door-to- door to educate voters on the issues. >> you go out there, they say, oh, this is important, and i think it's really effective. >> reporter: the republicans are employ employing the same strategy. >> it's a matter of seeing what's on tv, and in the mail, and then that direct contact brings it all home. >> reporter: we spoke with a lot of people out are on the street who have not yet made up their minds. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> i'm still reading some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude, and bad when people are trying to sway us. it's a really personal opinion, and i think everyone is entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still door-to- door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis, it does improve turnout, and so for now we're stuck with this system, we'll see what the future holds. >> both president obama and mitt romney spent the day rallying voters in key battleground states. they are making
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
, for the first time since the attack. she was gunned down by the taliban for supporting education for girls. nbc's correspondent has more. >>> after that attack -- she has moved her hand and feet for the first time since the attack. we're told movements were slight. a sign of improvement. and they came as a result, and the doctor's decision to redo's the amount of medicine she was receiving. >> she is still on a ventilator. we reduced her sedation today to carry out a better clen cal assessment by the neurosurgeon. >> that have been keeping her unconscious to allow her bed to heal. they say her vitals are normal. she was shifted to the military hospital days ago because it is more secure and has a special pediatric care unit. the military has been holding regular briefings for the media because the interest levelen her recovery has been so high. not just national media, but international as well. well today they were able to deliver their first piece of concrete encouraging news with more they hope in the days ahead. >>> we also have an update now on the hero dog from the philippines. take a loo
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 6:00pm PDT
local taliban edict and campaigned for the reist girls to an education. >> if you can help us in our education, so, please, help us. >> reporter: that put her on the taliban hit list. the extremists have threatened to come and shoot malala again if she survives. you can protect her? >> yeah, surely. you know, the state will do their best to protect her. she is a symbol of hope. she's, you know, a beacon of light for all the girls of this country. we would love to protect every malala of this country. >> reporter: that's the first tall order for pakistan security forces. the second will be to arrest malala's attackers. the police have detained and then released several people over the past few days, but so far, not the man who actually pulled the trigger. elizabeth palmer, cbs news, islamabad. >> axelrod: tensions continue to rise between neighbors turkey and syria. syria flexed the muscles today by moving tanks and troops to its border with turkey and by banning turkish airline flights over its territory. earlier this week, turkey intercepted a syrian plane, a move syria called air p
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 6:00am EDT
find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education... slash k-12 funding... and cut college aid for middle class families ... they won't go far. yet that's exactly what mitt romney wants to do... ...to pay for a $250,000 tax break for multi-millionaires. if mitt romney wins, the middle class loses. priorities usa action is responsible for the content of this advertising. under the president's policies, middle income americans have been buried. they're just being crushed. middle-income americans have seen their income come down by $4,300. this is a tax in and of itself. i'll call it the economy tax. i'm not going to raise taxes on anyone. my plan is to bring down rates to get more people working. my priority is putting people back to work in america. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> welcome back, everybody, somebody is really anxious to give you the weather. that commercial break lasted way too long. >> i'm always anxious because i enjoy bringing people good news. >> we hardly ever bring good news around here. >> we can control that j
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 5:00pm PDT
into our education institutions if i am strongly in favor of proposition 30 and 38. >> the battle lines have been drawn between prop 30 and 3. less than a month until election day, the state school's chief there is weighing in on two very similar but competing ballot measures and why votes need to pass. a grim discovery south of the bay area, what investigators found after a standoff that lasted for hours. >>> if you are just joining us, good evening. welcome back. i am diane dwyer. giants' fever in the bay area. the team prepares for plateothe playoff against st. louis. we are joined now from at & t park. monte, tickets are a touch hard to come by? >> well, diane, that's right. there are tickets available you. cannot get them here at the giants' box office. you have to go online. as you guessed that will cost you. i heard from communications manager at stubhub, and there are 4,000 tickets aavailable on site for tomorrow's game at at & t park. tickets start at $120 each. those are for standing room tickets. if you want to sit down you will have to pay $140. and on the higher end, good s
CNN
Oct 7, 2012 1:00pm PDT
: what are you passionate about? >> i would definitely say immigration, education. >> for the president who won 61% of colorado's latino votes in 2008, that same energy for many lat tinos isn't there. >> four years ago, barack obama i had his back. he invest speak to me. now i hear the sam rhetoric i heard four years ago. >> reporter: still there are 400,000 latino votes in play across the state. both sides courting them heavily. >> translator: mr. president, how are you? >> that's mr. president speaking to a radio show last might reaching latinos across the state. you find yourself in the middle of presidential politics. tell me about that. >> i think it underlines the importance of the hispanic population. >> as for governor romney everyone but the candidate himself so far has been on the show. with a margin of victory here to be tiny, both sides want to win over businessmen like sergio. >> we met in may, you were undecided voter then. today? >> still am. >> how is that possible? >> well, i haven't heard from any of the candidates anything that would make me choose one of them right n
CSPAN
Oct 8, 2012 12:00pm EDT
that the narrow focus on racial diversity in higher education has eclipsed larger issues of class and the quality, among colleges and universities. so, in advance of the u.s. supreme court's oral arguments in fisher versus university of texas, which will take place next week, the century foundation put together a report which i am going to outline which looks at the question, is it possible to create racial and ethnic diversity without using race, and instead paying attention to larger issues of economic equality in our society. it is called a better affirmative action. it makes three main points. the first, that racial affirmative action is likely on its way out. affirmative action based on race was always meant to be temporary by those who originally envisioned it, a deviation for a period of time away from the non-discrimination principle. but now there are both legal and political forces that appear to be bringing affirmative action to a end. to begin with, it is highly unpopular among average american voters. if you look at the supreme court briefs in the fisher case, you would think there i
CSPAN
Oct 7, 2012 10:00pm EDT
survived? how many did not? and for those who did, how did they obtained the decent education? how far did it take them? where they doing now? some i am sad to say never did recover from the battering they underwent with the schools 10 or two exceptions the worst i have seen anywhere in the united states. they and the streets where the needle drugs and crack cocaine almost everywhere. three of the voices that suffered the most are no longer a live. one of them by a new him when he was eight years old. he finally killed himself with a bullet to his brain in a moment of despair. another killed himself intentionally with inherit -- overdose of heroin. another died by surfing on a subway train. riding on the tops under the tunnels of york his friends were lying down flat. but in a moment of bravado as if to say nothing this city does to me can stop me now he lifted up his head and waved to his friends. this deal being struck his goal is body shuddered twice and was dead and not yet 14 at the time. those are only three kids that lost their lives that under the age. i mourned for them with their
CBS
Oct 10, 2012 6:30pm EDT
that is essential for providing an educational experience for all of our students to prepare them for the world they're going out to work in. >> reporter: journalism student cheyenne matthews-hoffman was admitted through that process. >> u.t. at the moment has, like, 4.5% african american students with race considered. that's a really small portion of students here. and it is kind of alienating when you don't have a lot of students on campus that look like you. >> reporter: students have differing views. angus mcleod is a senior. >> when you're taking a class on black literature and there's not a single black student in the class it -- it can be kind of a depressing experience. you lose an interpretation and a view on what you're reading, what you're studying that would be really helpful otherwise. >> reporter: senior kaitlin williams. >> it would crush me to know that i have the same qualifications as someone and i'm not getting into graduate school because of my skin color. >> reporter: 27 years after heman sweatt's case went to court, his great nephew graduated from u.t . >> hopefully one day it
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 9:00am PDT
school district are not reading at grade level. so that group is now suing the state and education leaders. our legal guys will have an opinion or two on this one. [ ryan ] it doesn't get any better than endless shrimp at red lobster. you can mix and match all day! [ male announcer ] don't miss red lobster's endless shrimp, just $14.99! try as much as you like, any way you like! like parmesan crusted shrimp. hurry in, offer ends soon! i'm ryan isabell and i see food differently. 100% new. 100% mmm... wow, that is mmm... it's so mmm you might not believe it's a hundred calories. new yoplait greek 100. it is so good. new yoplait greek 100. when you take a closer look... ...at the best schools in the world... ...you see they all have something very interesting in common. they have teachers... ...with a deeper knowledge of their subjects. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. ♪ playing a lone hand ♪ my life begins today ♪ ♪ fly by night
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 6:00am PDT
her children, especially her daughters, to get an education. >> you educate a man, you educate an individual, you educate a woman, you educate a family, and that's what i feel like. >> in santa clara, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> the degree is dated august, 1959, and it's in home economics. a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose anymore but faculty felt she had enough earned credits. >>> >>> barry manilow is hitting the winning note for san jose public schools e has donated a yamaha piano to launch a musical instrument drive for the school. if you donate a new or gently-used instrument at the hp pavillion box office by december 6th you will get two tickets to man low's concert on the same night. it's all part of the man low music project. >>> that sounds like a fair trade. >> the space shuttle is moving slowly, much more slowly than i said. ite not due to be at the museum until about 9:00 ton. >> okay. >> the cloud cover is moving slowly out of here. it's been really gray the last couple days but making for an autumn-like feel to the weather. today can you see the cresce
CBS
Oct 12, 2012 6:00pm PDT
: to the benefit of educating the maritime industry and creating jobs. >> no one's really done this before to be able to maintain ships like this and to be able to exfoliating paint. >> reporter: thanks to a solid scrap metal market 15 ships are making money as opposed to an environmental mess and there's more war that came from. patrick sedillo cbs 5 -- there's more where that came from. patrick sedillo, cbs 5. >>> before we get to 90s, we have other stuff to get through, ro. >> i think first, dana and i, she says it was cooler than yesterday. i think the only way, right here. >> let's go. >> throw down. >> it was definitely a couple of degrees warmer than yesterday. let's pinpoint the temperatures. we were unseasonably cool up to 14 degrees today in san jose only topping off at 63. santa rosa about 11 degrees below normal. san francisco typically we should be at 70 but instead today 61. and we should be at 79 in livermore but instead today a pair of sixes. now our live cbs 5 weather camera indicates that clouds are trying to clear out. official sundown at 6:35. temperatures now into the
CSPAN
Oct 12, 2012 10:30pm EDT
for their college education and she's voted to increase taxes on the middle class through the ryan plan. all of this in order to keep tax breaks for multi-millionaires and tax breaks and subsidies for corporations who ship jobs overseas. we're going to reduce the deficits by bringing home our troops from afghanistan, by making sure that we create jobs right here in the district, by making sure that we decrease taxes on the middle class and small businesses, and by allowing medicare to negotiate drug prices with our pharmaceutical companies so that we can tackle the real problem, which is our health care costs and eliminate unnecessary procedures and redundant tests. >> all right, thank you, dr. ruiz. congresswoman, you have one minute. >> i don't think he understood the question, because what he just said, he's going to reduce the debt by not having so many medical tests, which, by the way, is a major part of obama care. obama care is what cut medicare by $716 billion on. let me tell you a few specific things i would do immediately to cut the debt. first of all, i would repeal obama care as
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 5:30pm PDT
to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there oh they say this is important. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> so it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, and then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have note yet made up their minds. >> it's a lot more investigating the deal. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually really rude and sad when people are trying to sway us. it's a really personal opinion and i think everyone's entitled to that. >> i feel like i'm intelligent enough and that i can make up my own mind. >> reporter: still, door to door campaigning won't end anytime soon. >> in the final analysis, it does improve turnout. and so for now, we're stuck with this system. wellsite what the -- see what the future holds. >> reporter: in berkeley, anne makovec, cbs
CBS
Oct 13, 2012 11:00pm PDT
that are getting voters' attention and both parties are doing their best to educate people before they head to the polls. cbs 5 reporter anne makovec on how the campaigns are taking a personal approach. >> this election is very important. >> reporter: that's one point we can all agree on, the rest of it from propositions to the president, not so much. that's why the california democrat party set up a day of action today, going door to door to educate voters on the issues. >> when you go out there, and you say, oh, this is important, i should know the issues. i really think it's effective. >> reporter: it's a strategy the republicans are employing too. >> it's really a combination of getting stuff in the mail, seeing what's on tv, then that direct contact that brings the deal home. >> reporter: with such a wide array of decisions to be made, we spoke with a lot of people out on the street who have not yet made up their minds. >> there's a lot more investigating to do. >> i'm still reading on some of the propositions. >> reporter: but most people we spoke with don't. >> i think it's actually
NBC
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
children forced her to delay her education and in 1959, at the age of 40, when she thought she had enough to graduate from san jose state, she was told she fell a little bit short, one course short. by that point, she had to raise her family and never went back to college. >> because i know how much she valued education, how hard she had worked and i knew that she had attempted several times to finish. >> reporter: as the that's why her youngest daughter wanted to do something for her mom. she contacted san jose state and asked for a letter recognizing her mother's love for life-long learning. san jose state reviewed olive's economic record and concluded she had enough to graduate. but instead they awarded her a diploma, a bachelor's degree in home economics backdated to august 28, 1989. >> just the thing to prove i did it right, but, you know, it doesn't, i won't go out and get a job or try. >> i'm real excited. it's just a recognition of everything that she's worked for and everything that she's done for us, for her family. >> reporter: while earning the diploma can mean better economic
PBS
Oct 12, 2012 7:30pm PDT
'll be talking about proposition 30 and 38. that's the education proposition on next week when our entire program will be devoted to education. but scott shafer, you're going to take on the prison stuff tonight. that is the death penalty. >> criminal justice, yes. we've got two ballot measures. prop 34, which would abolish the death penalty in california, replace it with life in prison without the possibility of parole. you know, the last time the death penalty was on the ballot was 1978. the briggs initiative, proposition 7, an it passed overwhelmingly. and the argument this time against it in part is cost. at least that's what the proponents are saying. there are a lot of people who oppose the death penalty for other reasons. but fundamentally it really isn't happening in california. the leading cause of death on death row is old age or suicide. the death row population has gone from 0 to 730. we haven't had an execution in six years. so there's some people who say, look, let's just get rifd this, it can't be fixed. on the other hand, opponents say wait a minute, it can be fixed with reform, bu
NBC
Oct 12, 2012 5:00am EDT
is getting them registered, the second step is educating them on how to vote. >> we are really excited about question 6. >> the voter registration deadline in maryland is this coming tuesday. >> the time now 5:07. still ahead, smiles, smirks and smacked down. highlights from the vice presidential debate. >> here is a live look at traffic. looks fun right there. more weather and traffic when we come back. >> welcome back. the time now as 5:10. a live look downtown from our skycam. the city lights twinkling. the sun coming up at around 7:14. currently 40 degrees. of in the low 40's in the suburbs. today will be likely similar to yesterday. a lot of areas will see quite a bit of sunshine. a cold front approaching. watch out for breezy wind. guests could be up to 30 miles per hour. mountains come up to a sprinkle and the midday. orioles game in the bronx. >> this morning, the vice presidential candidates will be back on the campaign trail after a showdown last night in the kentucky. >> halle, where the polls saying so far? >> we are waking up this morning in the polls really do not show a clear
ABC
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
daughters, to get an education. >> you educate a man, you educate an individual, you educate a woman, you educate a family, and that's what i feel like. >> in santa clara, sergio quintana, abc7 news. >> the degree is dated august, 1959, and it's in home economics. a discipline that doesn't exist at san jose anymore but faculty in the food sciences department did some digging and figured out she had earned enough credits so they granted the degree. >>> barry manilow is hitting the winning note for san jose public schools e has donated a yamaha piano to launch a musical instrument drive for the school. if you don't nate a new or gently used instrument at the box office by december 6th you will get two tickets to man low's concert on the same night. it's all part of the man low music project. >>> that sounds like a fair trade. do you have any spare instruments lying around at home? >> i don't think so. >> i never played any either, not well at least. >> we are looking at a much better forecast. many likes it gray and cool and that's what it's been the last couple days. as we look outside now
FOX
Oct 14, 2012 8:00am EDT
in pakistan to get an education. just ahead, we'll have an update on her condition. >>> and the space shuttle endeavour is long overdue. it's been a painstaking journey. it is still creeping to its final resting place. we'll have an update. stay with us. hey, whahat are you drinkin'? pumpkin coffee for the morning. and i've got my pumpkin k-cup packs for at home. now i can have my pumpkin coffee any time i want it. pumpkin's perfect. it's dunkin' with the press of a button. new pumpkin k-cup packs, only at dunkin' restaurants. america runs on dunkin' coffee. ♪ [ male announcer ] the first look...is only the beginning. ♪ ♪ introducing a stunning work of technology. ♪ introducing the entirely new lexus es. and the first ever es hybrid. this is the pursuit of perfection. i'm drinking dunkin'. i'm just in love with the flavor. i get mine black. i don't want to take away from that pure taste. there's no other taste like it. america runs on dunkin' coffee. . >>> two navy vessels collide. pentagon officials are investigating why a submarine hit a navy cruiser off the u.s. east coast yesterda
MSNBC
Oct 7, 2012 5:00am PDT
. it's 1% or 2%, gas at four bucks a gallon, pay for college education, whatever it is. the talk on small business obscures, what are regoing to do in this economy to increase demand? demand is going to drive the profitability of small business. >> we have a survey about small business owners which was interesting. it was conducted by wells fargo. they say why are you not hiring, right? their number one hiring concern is the revenues won't justify adding employees. there aren't enough people, customers to sell things to because the economy is not very good. current state of economy, cash flow ability, go down to the bottom of that for new government regulations. >> after the debate, i spent a lot of time talking to small business organizations to say what was your reaction to this? they had interesting statistics and ideas. then i spent a bunch of time talking to small business owners saying what did you think of the debate? you know what they said? i don't really care. what i care about is how i'm going to get more people through my door, increase my customers. what's my marketi
CSPAN
Oct 14, 2012 7:00am EDT
. it is the people in the middle, the independents, that have to get educated on the way they vote. and not be swayed by these negative ads and all the money put into these ads. hopefully, they will study the issues and realize the average person out there is supported by the democrats and not the rich republicans. host: let's hear from a republican from california, good morning. how affective do think political ads are? caller: think it is about finding a balance between the pacs and the candidates. i have a lot of friends to think the negative ads go too far. when they actually attack the candidate with the facts, i think they are effected. host: looking back at this "new york daily news" story - she's a single mother and one of the undecided voters. neil, fort lauderdale, independent college. caller: i'm not really an independent in view of the silly stuff going on. i fancied myself as a political agnostic. i believe that political campaign ads are effective if one has been in bed. -- inept. one can clearly know when one is being duped. the lady called from florida rick berg -- referred to indepen
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 5:00am PDT
to an education. the right to sing and the right to speak out. well, now, 14-year-old malala is clinging to life on her hospital ventilator as gunmen shot her when she went to school last week. what happened to her has ignited shock and grief and outrage across pakistan and the world. cnn's reza sayah joins me. this is an amazing story that has not only impacted the people in pakistan and you see the pictures of the children with the photos and the candles and the thoughts all over the world for this girl. can you give me the latest on this condition and what the doctors are saying? >> yeah, vicr. we just got back from an interview with a top government official who is monitoring the emergency care. he says that mallala is in crit ka condition and some might say she is in critical condition for four days now, and that not good. do doctors say that is not unusual, because she was shot in the head, and she had brain surgery and swell manage the brain and swelling is always a concern after brain surgery, and swelling is serious because of the swelling in the encased skull. they say the important vi
CNN
Oct 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
housing rights, and access to education regardless of sexual preference, race, religion -- >> does that mean marriage? >> and ethnic identity. of course it includes marriage. yes. >> mr. johnson? >> yes, i think that marriage equality is a constitutionally guaranteed right on par with civil rights of the '60s. i do think that it is a federal issue because it comes under the constitution. and fundamentally, president of the united states, first tenet president of the united states govern under strict adherence to the u.s. constitution. >> okay. we have two minutes left. mr. johnson, do you believe the two-party system is broken? part of the reason we're doing this is both of you are not allowed to debate. there are no debates between you two. you're not included. do you think the two-party system is broken? how would you fix it? >> it's broken. obama and romney arguing over who's going to spend more money on medicare when medicare has to be cut. it's a benefit that we pay $30 into and get $100 benefit. by extension, we pay $30,000 into a benefit that we receive $100,000 benefit. it'
CSPAN
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
of the three most important challenges facing america, arms control and national security, jobs and education and budget deficit by half experience and accomplishments than does the governor in massachusetts. i have been in the congress and i have worked on these issues. believe me, when you look to the arms control and try to deal with the soviet union, you cannot come at it from a nine leaf position. you have to understand the soviet position and understand how they will respond. sitting on that committee for eight years to deal with the soviet union and how we can move forward that is just one of the troubling issues that is going to be facing this nation. >> quayle their something on the table he's charged me with so let's get to that one when you talk about the breakfast club, as you know, there was perfectly legal and biform did and i closed it down almost immediately because i thought the perception was bad. but it's the same law that let you invite the high-priced lobbyists down to williamsburg. bring them down there and entertain them playing golf and playing tennis and bring in the
ABC
Oct 14, 2012 9:00am PDT
at school. abc7 news education reporter lyanne melendez has the story. >> let's face it, lunchtime can be lonely for some kids. >> if i sit alone i'm going to feel all sad because, like i can't -- i don't have no one to sit with. >> and that feeling of not fitting in can be stressful. >> they go with other people and i just stay in the room with my other friends and then i feel different. >> does that hurt? >> kind of. >> i feel angry at them. >> but those things don't happy -- happen anymore at davidson middle school in san rafael. the white and orange wristband symbolizes inclusion. >> you see someone sitting alone and you go and say, hey, do you want to eat with me? >> this was started by an organization called beyond differences. her late daughter had a medical condition and it affected the way her classmates treated her. i said it's like occupy middle school. go back and do the most positive thing you can think of doing change the culture. >> the no one eats alone initiative has several trained team leaders monitoring the lunch hour. they are the ones in the back t-shirts. >> to m
CNN
Oct 13, 2012 7:00am PDT
-old who spoke out for her rights on education is now fighting for her life and is inspiring a nation. ♪ ♪ ♪ we're lucky, it's not every day you find a companion as loyal as a subaru. love. it's what makes a subaru, a subaru. energy is being produced to power our lives. while energy development comes with some risk, north america's natural gas producers are committed to safely and responsibly providing generations of cleaner-burning energy for our country, drilling thousands of feet below fresh water sources within self-contained well systems. and, using state-of-the-art monitoring technologies, rigorous practices help ensure our operations are safe and clean for our communities and the environment. we're america's natural gas. >>> getting an education is something many of us take for granted. a 14-year-old pakistani girl did not. and now she's lying in a hospital bed fighting for her life. gunmen shot her last week because she dared to go to school and because she dared to speak out against the feared taliban militants. officials say the next 48 hours are critical for her. more
FOX News
Oct 12, 2012 4:00pm PDT
has never made any aitems to carry out oany threats to anyone. he is well educated. well respected by his colleagues back in boston in the various labs that he worked in. and that speaks volumes for me. >> well, harris is facing a charge of transporting hazardous peerls materials. the maximum is five years behind bars. >> shepard: what tips off security. >> he shows up with full body arm including bullet proof vest. he lied by deliberately concealing his arsenal each when he was asked to amend his customs declaration to include it he may have carried his arsenal through airports in and out of the united states from south korea and japan. if that's true, why in the world wasn't he caught on all those prior flights both here and abroad. shep? >> shepard: greg jarrett in new york tonight. a tip led cops in california to an explosive find. look at this. [siren] >> police say somebody reported the guy was building bombs in his house so they evacuated the neighborhood just north of oakland bomb squad took the place. >> cops took the man who lived there into custody. listen to one of his
FOX
Oct 7, 2012 7:00am PDT
is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. >>> daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning. a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm just shocked. >> prayers are with the family. sorry. >> both victims remain in the hospital. the driver of the mini van was distraught at the scene and was not arrested or cited. >>> so far weekend of wall to wall events in san francisco has largely been a success. there will be more chances to get down like that. tod
NBC
Oct 14, 2012 5:00am EDT
weekend on saturday: . >> in this morning's education alert, a state audit gives city school system a failing grade in bookkeeping. >> 11 news education reporter tim tooten has more. >> the legislative audit covers the years 2009 and 2010. it appears the buck stopped at central office where school officials failed to keep track of overtime and overpayments to employee. in one case, an employee was given a $57,000 annual leave payment twice. there were similar concerns raised about overtime. thomas barnacle is the state's acting legislative auditor. >> we found a number of discrepancies where the payments made couldn't be supported by the record and on top of that the supervisors couldn't explain why this were discrepancies. >> the state audit revealed the school system has done a poor job of debt collection. it found that as of may of last year, the district was owed for more than $4 million for accounts past due over 60 days. >> they have to establish better collection policies to make sure amounts owed are paid, especially as it relates to employees that haven't fulfilled work com
CNN
Oct 11, 2012 9:00am PDT
social media activism supporting education for girls, something as simple as that. well, there's been condemnation of this attack and support for the teenager has been growing from washington to the united nations, around the world. reza sayya is joining us live from -- you have been all over this story talking to the doctors and the family medicine. how is she doing? what is the update? >> reporter: well, doctors say she's in critical condition. we've also spoken to the uncle within the past hour. he's saying that doctors are now hopeful, that she's out of danger, but the next 24 to 36 hours are going to be critical. this is the period after operation yesterday. of course, there's been an outpouring of emotion for this young girl. the last time we saw this kind of outpouring was probably 2007 when the former prime minister was assassinated, but now here we're talking about a 14-year-old girl. this is the kind of impact she's had on many here, and probably the impact has been strongest in pakistan's lass rooms. >> and you visited actually the school islamabad there today. tell us abou
CSPAN
Oct 13, 2012 10:00pm EDT
father, he wanted us to have an education. he knew that education was the key to a better life but i really think he thought all of us would just come right back home and try to work from there. >> you can this and other programs on line of tv.org. >> up next on booktv's gillian political commentator nick adams talked about his travels across the united states and explains why he thinks this country is exceptional. this is about 45 minutes.
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